Study urges countries to follow Britain’s lead in making gender equality a legal requirement in development projects


Britain’s Department for International Development (DfID) has gone beyond its obligations and successfully implemented a law that requires the measurement of the impact of its overseas aid on reducing gender inequality.

The act requires the government to “consider ways in which development and humanitarian funding will build gender equality in the countries receiving aid” by ensuring all cases have a clear statement on gender impact.

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